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Grassley Slammed for Sexist Letter Tarring Kavanaugh Accuser Julie Swetnick

The Senate Judiciary Committee released a letter on Tuesday from Dennis Ketterer, a former Democratic congressional candidate and former D.C.-area weatherman who says he dated Julie Swetnick, a woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. In the bizarre letter, Ketterer details Swetnick’s alleged sexual preferences, including that she “liked to have sex with more than one guy at a time.” Ketterer said he does not believe Swetnick’s allegations against Kavanaugh “based on my direct experience with Julie.” He said he called Swetnick’s father in an attempt to get in touch with her to ask for her help with his political campaign, and that her father said she “had psychological and other problems at the time.” Michael Avenatti, Swetnick’s attorney, dismissed the letter. “Complete garbage. The GOP must really be desperate. And the release of this bogus letter is highly inappropriate,” Avenatti told The Daily Beast. Swetnick claimed last week that Kavanaugh was at a party where she was gang raped.